Who Is the Lawless One?
Antichrist is called the "lawless one" because he will rebel against the laws of man and God. Law is the characteristic that establishes civilization (civil rule). The Antichrist will despise the law because he hates the law of God. He will also change the laws of the land and create his own dictatorship by implementing his own draconian laws and regulations.
"And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming" (2 Thessalonians 2:8).